BlueLinx Corporation

  • Accountant I

    Job Locations US-GA-Atlanta
    Posted Date 3 months ago(10/12/2018 9:36 AM)
    Regular Full-Time
    Job ID
  • Overview

    Headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia, BlueLinx Holdings Inc., operating through its wholly owned subsidiary BlueLinx Corporation, is a leading distributor of building products in North America. BlueLinx offers greater than 10,000 products from over 750 suppliers to service approximately 11,500 customers nationwide, including dealers, industrial manufacturers, manufactured housing producers and home improvement retailers. The Company operates its distribution business from sales centers in Atlanta and Denver, and its vast network of distribution centers located throughout the U.S. BlueLinx is traded on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol BXC.



    Position Purpose Summary

    Analyzes trends, costs, revenues, financial commitments, and obligations incurred to predict future revenues and expenses.  Conducts analyses of operational financial data, investigation of variances and evaluates impact to planned activities.  Responds to internal and external adhoc data requests.  Assists in the coordination of monthly closing process; assists in identifying process improvements and controls; assists in the development and maintenance of appropriate accounting procedures, records and interfaces.  Responsible for maintaining the integrity, accuracy and timeliness in preparation of the company’s financial information in accordance with both internal and external reporting standards. 


    • Understands the company’s vision, mission, and strategy; understands business unit objectives and sets/accomplishes individual performance goals accordingly.
    • Responsible for processing / recording transactions, maintaining general ledger accounts, monthly reconciliations, account analysis and preparing periodic reports.  Posts monthly, quarterly and yearly accruals.  
    • Reviews accounts for reasonableness and compliance with generally accepted accounting principles.
    • Prepares journal entries, performs account reconciliations and analysis, and prepares schedules and general ledger accounts for internal and external reporting and external auditors for assigned areas.  Researches / resolves un-reconciled amounts on a timely basis.  Reviews / reporting of G/L and other statistical information for internal managerial reports.
    • Prepares balance sheets, profit and loss statements, and other financial reports.  Responsible for financial planning, cash flow management, monthly and annual reporting and analysis. 
    • Assists with preparation and review of monthly, quarterly and year-end financial statements.  Assists with SOX documentation and testing for assigned processes.
    • Works with various groups and functions to facilitate continuous process improvement.  Assists in implementing appropriate accounting practices and internal controls.  Contributes to the accuracy and efficiency improvements in the closing process.  Maintains key accounting controls verification and reporting processes.  Assists with documenting, creating, developing and maintaining processes, policies and procedures.
    • Assists with system upgrades for financial systems as needed and actively participates on special projects as assigned.


    • Broad knowledge of financial transaction flows and knowledge of generally accepted accounting principles. 
    • Basic understanding of financial closing process and monthly/quarterly cycles. 
    • Solid technical background in accounting, bookkeeping and GAAP principles. 
    • Organized and detail oriented.  Strong time management, analytical, communication and interpersonal skills. 
    • Ability to meet deadlines, multi-task, prioritize and work independently. 
    • Ability to work effectively with various disciplines within and outside the organization.  Experience with SEC reporting and Sarbanes-Oxley compliance a plus. 
    • Proficiency using Microsoft Office Suite Software and relevant systems technology.  Appropriate understanding of internal controls.          
    • BA / BS in Accounting or related degree preferred.  MBA or master’s in Accounting a plus. CPA a plus.
    • 0-2 years related experience preferred; 0-1 year, w/ MS/MA/MBA


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